J. Fergus

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos share a ‘Star Trek’ scene in new deepfake
J. Fergus
One looks a little smoother than the other.
Tech
8 hours ago
SlickWraps tried to cover up a breach
J. Fergus
Luckily, no one nefarious was behind the hack.
Tech
13 hours ago
These feminist chatbots were designed to combat online abuse
J. Fergus
The chatbots are the result of a Feminist Internet course.
Culture
2.20.2020 2:42 AM
Developers get some extra time to prep for Android 11
J. Fergus
A developer preview dropped earlier than expected.
Tech
2.20.2020 2:00 AM
PlayStation drops out of PAX East due to coronavirus concerns
J. Fergus
Sony’s staying at home quite often this year.
Gaming
2.19.2020 8:59 PM
OpenAI’s idealism was no match for capitalism
J. Fergus
The AGI company slides from transparent to opaque in the face of competition.
Culture
2.19.2020 2:00 AM
Deepfake video in multiple languages is the first of its kind in an Indian election
J. Fergus
It’s a ‘positive campaign.’
Culture
2.19.2020 12:04 AM
HQ Trivia has found a ‘new home,’ according to CEO
J. Fergus
This weekend’s closure was just another glitch.
Tech
2.18.2020 10:51 PM
Huawei's been granted another 45-day reprieve from a full ban in the U.S.
J. Fergus
This is the fourth postponement since last May.
Tech
2.17.2020 9:30 PM
Joshua Kushner gave Karlie Kloss an intense Valentine's gift: A one-on-one messaging app
J. Fergus
Bedford is a messaging app for you and one other special person and no one else, the way the lord intended it.
Tech
2.16.2020 10:18 PM
Google is testing showing search results using mostly images
J. Fergus
The trial is limited to desktop search for now.
Tech
2.16.2020 8:01 PM
This hideous bracelet prevents smart speakers from listening to you
J. Fergus
A great idea, but there are literal holes in the execution.
Design
2.16.2020 4:59 PM
Google rolls out charming emoji mashup stickers in Gboard
J. Fergus
Who doesn’t want to be a monkey cactus?
Culture
2.13.2020 1:25 PM
Los Angeles just bought the first electric fire truck in North America
J. Fergus
Firefighters did donuts in the $1.2m truck in the Dodgers Stadium parking lot.
Tech
2.13.2020 3:48 AM
Raleigh police cut its Clearview AI subscription short amid criticism
J. Fergus
The service went beyond the local facial recognition policy.
Culture
2.12.2020 8:52 PM
Hyundai inks deal with Canoo to create electric vehicles
J. Fergus
The startup will also make vehicles for Kia, Hyundai’s subsidiary.
Tech
2.12.2020 5:52 PM
Elizabeth Holmes is trying to get her charges dropped ahead of Theranos trial
J. Fergus
They’re apparently too vague.
Culture
2.12.2020 3:14 PM
Flipboard launches a subscription service for short videos
J. Fergus
It’s currently only set to be available on Samsung Galaxy S20 phones.
Streaming Wars
2.12.2020 2:47 AM
Edison Mail scrapes users’ inboxes and sells the data to clients
J. Fergus
A Motherboard report also implicates Rakuten’s Slice.
Tech
2.11.2020 11:10 PM
Clearview AI pushes false ACLU endorsement of its facial recognition accuracy
J. Fergus
And the ACLU was not having it.
Tech
2.11.2020 2:42 AM